Every morning, we’ll have a look at the previous night’s action in a round up of recaps and reactions from around the web.
The Big Headline
Last year’s Champs, the Dallas Mavericks, were embarrassed for the second straight game, losing by 23 to Denver. The LA Lakers, meanwhile, were out-gunned by the Sacramento Kings as both teams dropped to 0-2 on the season.
The Big Performer
Kevin Durant dropped 33 points on the Minnesota Timberwolves on 12-23 shooting. He added 5 rebounds and 3 assists
The Big Highlight
Ricky Rubio and Derrick Williams made their debuts last night… in spectacular fashion.
The Big Games
Nuggets 115 – Dallas 93
The Rest Of The Games
Stephen Curry had 21 points, 10 assista and 7 rebounds, and Monta Ellis added 26 points and seven assists. Derrick Rose was held to 13
Eric Gordon hit the game winning basket with 4.2 seconds left
LaMarcus Aldridge and Gerald Wallace combined for 46 points
Manu Ginobili’s 24 points pace Spurs as a huge 3rd quarter leads to a win over Memphis
Kemba Walker’s 2 free throws with 9.9 seconds left cap a 14 point comeback win
Kevin Durant’s 33 points hold off young Timberwolves squad led by Kevin Love’s 22 point, 12 rebound effort
Jose Calderon leads a balanced scoring attack while #1 pick Kyrie Irving struggles
Three Pacers had double-doubles, led by Roy Hibbert’s 16 points and 14 rebounds
Orlando scores 56 points in the paint and Hedo Turkoglu goes off for 23 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists
The Nets come back from 21 points down to win behind Kris Humphries 21 points and 16 rebounds